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NC Hunger Corps VISTA 2024-2025
 
 
 
**Recruiting 2024-2025 Cohort to start in July or August of 2024! | Currently recruiting for multiple sites: updated on this website https://nccampusengagement.org/how-to-apply-to-become-a-vista-member/. The NC Hunger Corps is an AmeriCorps VISTA project sponsored by North Carolina Campus Engagement (NCCE). NCCE is a collaborative network of colleges and universities committed to educating students for civic and social responsibility, partnering with communities for positive change, and strengthening democracy. The NC Hunger Corps VISTA will serve with a college or community-based organization to support on-campus and off-campus food security programs that target low-income or disadvantaged college students, staff, and community members. These programs may include campus or community gardens, food recovery efforts modeled on the Campus Kitchen Project or the Food Recovery Network, food pantries, and fresh produce distribution (mobile markets). Hunger Corps members may do activities such as help to raise awareness about nutrition and healthy eating, recruit and train volunteers, design and manage programs including days of service, build systems, networks, and relationships, participate in professional development and much more! Corps members should have a demonstrated passion for promoting food security, experience working or volunteering with students and community members, as well as strong written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills. Proven leadership, project management abilities, and a strong interest & experience in college/university community service programs is beneficial. Service placements are located across the state of North Carolina - for specific sites, please contact Christina Wittstein at cwittstein@ncengage.org. Housing support is provided by most sites. Some placements offer on-campus benefits such as access to meal plan, gym, library, and more.
 
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Member Duties : As an NC Hunger Corps Member you will have the opportunity to be a part of a service cohort fighting food insecurity across North Carolina! Corps members may: Build the capacity of projects such as food pantries, community gardens, food recovery programs •Assess community and organizational needs and identify assets • Recruit and train volunteers • Develop systems for volunteer recruitment and training• Create policies and procedures that increase program effectiveness • Support citizen and student leadership and participation in service opportunities • Seek new resources through fundraising and grant-writing • Facilitate volunteer placements, community-based research, and co-curricular opportunities that support communities • Manage programmatic outreach, communications, and marketing • Coordinate food insecurity awareness events and national day of service events• Create and/or monitor program data collection and performance measurement systems to ensure program success.
 
Program Benefits : Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Housing ,  Relocation Allowance ,  *most placements have housing assistance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Living Allowance ,  Health Coverage* ,  Training . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit https://americorps.gov/members-volunteers/vista/benefits.
 
Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Car recommended . 
 
Service Areas :
Community Outreach ,  Health ,  Hunger . 
 
Skills :
Writing/Editing ,  Team Work ,  Recruitment ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
NC Hunger Corps VISTA 2024-2025

Program Start/End Date
07/29/2024  -   07/28/2025

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations NORTH CAROLINA  

Accepting Applications
From  02/01/2024  To  08/31/2024 

Contact Christina Wittstein
CB 2257
Elon   NC   27244
3362787238
cwittstein@ncengage.org
nccampusengagement.org

Listing ID 121772


       

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